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December 10, 2019

Now’s the most important time to make sure your children feel confident in the water. Give your child the best opportunity to be safe by enrolling in our summer swimming holiday programs! We are offering classes for our Jellyfish, Seahorse, Platypus, Angelfish, Stingray, Dolphin, Shark and Croc across two programs, Summer Starter and Carnival Clinics.

Summer Starter:

Learn To Swim levels: Jellyfish, Seahorse, Platypus, Angelfish, Stingray
Duration: 30-minute lessons
Times: offered in the mornings 8am – 12pm (please call us to confirm the times)
Dates: Monday 13th January – Friday 17th January and Monday 20th January – Friday 24th January

Carnival Clinics:

Learn To Swim levels: Dolphin, Shark, Croc
Duration: 60-minute lesson
Class size: 8 students
Times: offered in the mornings 8am – 12pm (please call us to confirm the times)
Dates: Monday 13th January – Friday 17th January and Monday 20th January – Friday 24th January

Give us a call or send an enquiry online to book!

Coffs Harbour: (02) 6652 1779
Sawtell: (02) 6658 7497
Woolgoolga: (02) 6654 8291


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December 10, 2019

We asked you to share your favourite BlueFit Swimming moment on Instagram or Facebook and tag BlueFit Swimming or use the hashtag #LiveToSwim for your chance to win.

Choosing a winner was not easy but the winner taking home a Red Balloon voucher valued at $500 goes to Made For Madison!


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December 10, 2019

The holidays are just around the corner, we hope you have a safe and fun-filled break!

Last lessons for the year for Coffs Harbour will be on Sunday 22nd December 2019 and we will re-open on Friday 3rd January 2020.

Last lessons for the year for Woolgoolga and Sawtell will be on Saturday 21st December 2019 and we will re-open on Monday 6th January 2020.

During the break you will not be charged for any lessons, this break also includes all squad sessions. Please remember that during the break you are welcome to bring the children for a free swim with a full paying adult, to ensure they continue to develop their skills.

BlueFit Swimming wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We look forward to seeing you back for another year of swimming in 2020.


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November 12, 2019
Superhero Safety Week starts Monday 18th November!

Safety Week is upon us, and this year BlueFit Swimming are asking students to come dressed up as their favourite Superhero!

Safety Week is an important initiative that takes place during your regular swimming lessons. Within the lesson there will be a focus on water safety skills such as floating, survival sequences, treading water, survival strokes and basic rescue techniques.

We encourage all students to bring shorts and t-shirts to swim in during their swimming lesson. Infants are encouraged to wear a t-shirt, parents and caregivers are also encouraged to wear a shirt. This creates a real life scenario, if your child is in an accident they will be in clothes. We want to ensure your child is prepared and safe this summer.

Don’t be alarmed by the changes, these skills are simply to offer additional focus on water safety and education in a fun environment. In the end we want to provide the best possible water safety outcomes for your child. Safety week provides us with the opportunity to focus on skills which could ultimately save a child’s life.

We will also be giving out prizes for the best dressed students! We look forward to seeing our little superheros!

What is Safety Week?

Safety Week is an important initiative that takes place during your regular swimming lessons. During Safety Week students will learn various safety skills. We encourage all parents to bring clothes their child can swim in to enhance the quality of learning.

Why is Safety Week Important?

The Royal Life Saving annual drowning report sadly recorded 276 people lost their lives due to drowning in 2019. As one of Australia’s largest swim school providers, we feel BlueFit has the responsibility to our communities to deliver a service that not only emphasises the importance of learning to swim, but also the skills to be safe and aware in and around water.

Safety week provides us with the opportunity to include additional skills into the swimming program which could ultimately save a child’s life.

What do you need to bring?

All preschool and school age children need to bring shorts and t-shirts to swim in during their swimming lesson. All infants and parents or care givers need to both bring a t-shirt to wear during swimming lessons.

This is imperative as we simulate swimming in clothing and what swimming techniques could help save your child’s life.

For more information about the program contact enquiries@bluefitswimming.com.au or please give us a call or speak to one of our friendly staff at the centre.

Coffs Harbour: (02) 6652 1779
Sawtell: (02) 6658 7497
Woolgoolga: (02) 6654 8291


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November 12, 2019

As the summer season nears closer and our learn to swim lessons are in full action, our pools are becoming busier.

If you’re wanting to know the perfect time to come in for a swim we have our lap lane availability on our website so you can view our pool schedule in advance.


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November 12, 2019

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Share your favourite BlueFit Swimming moment on Instagram or Facebook and tag @BlueFitSwimming or use the hashtag #LiveToSwim for your chance to WIN!

By entering our giveaway you will go into the draw to WIN a Red Balloon voucher valued at $500! Use your voucher for a weekend getaway, indoor sky-diving, theme parks, fine dining and more!

Think about it, you could have your family’s next mini vacation on us.

Entries close November 30th 2019. To read all of our terms and conditions please click here.


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October 3, 2019

We have some exciting changes to our squads starting on October 14th at the Coffs Harbour Olympic Pool site.

Dean Laurence who has been teaching at the pool for 22 years and the current Head Coach will be running his own program under the name Coffs Coast Swimming Squad. Dean has helped many swimmers achieve their dreams and goals over those 22 years in the sport. He continues to be very passionate about improving technique and endurance as he trains swimmers to represent their school, state and at a national level.

Dean is pleased to announce he will also be offering additional options to what is now on offer. This will include specific surf competitor pool sessions and squads to suit a variety of participants schedules while catering to different abilities. We encourage anyone interested to contact Dean to discuss the various options he has worked out to participate in one of his programs.

He can be contacted for more detail by these methods:

Facebook site: Coffs Coast Swimming Squads
Email: coffsswim@gmail.com
Mobile: 0432 388 292


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September 25, 2019

Did you know that 276 lost their lives to drowning in Australia last year?

As we head into warmer weather let’s work together to keep our children safe. Please make sure you actively supervise your children at the Centre. That means being in the water with them if they are under 5 or weak swimmers. For older children please watch them at all times and avoid distractions such as mobile phones.

Below are prevention strategies of drowning from Royal Life Saving:

  • Active supervision by parents or carers of children
  • Be aware of pre-existing medical conditions
    and physical limitations
  • Understand the possible adverse effects of
    medications
  • Follow safety rules displayed around the pool area
  • Follow directions issued by staff and lifeguards
  • Inform a lifeguard if a non-swimmer, or of any
    relevant medical conditions
  • Learn swimming and water safety skills (find out about our BlueFit Swimming program here)

You can see Royal Life Saving’s 10 Year Analysis on Drowning here for more information.


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September 9, 2019

Being in Australia we are surrounded by water wherever we go. By exposing children to water and swimming at an early age it will help prepare them for a life of fun activities such as pool parties, beach holidays, surfing, etc. With this being the case, we’ve found the top 5 benefits of learning to swim at a young age:

Life and life-saving skill:

To feel comfortable in the water and being able to swim is a life skill that will give you confidence and increase your water safety. Hopefully, you’ll never find yourself in a situation but if the time comes you’ll feel confident enough to hold your head above water and help those around you to do the same.

Physical benefits:

If you’re looking for a fun workout, you cannot beat swimming. Swimming is a full-body workout that engages your legs, upper body, core, lats and triceps. Although it might not seem like it, swimming will use more of your body’s major muscle groups than any other form of cardio.

Social Skills:

Going to swimming lessons or join a local swim club is a great way for children to play, interact and learn to take direction. This can set them up for social skills that will benefit them for life.

Challenging and rewarding:

Swimming offers a workout that can be both challenging and rewarding, whether you’re a new swimmer looking to improve your fitness or a competitive swimmer looking to improve on your personal best it will allow you to improve and feel great with every milestone.

Lifelong Skill:

Swimming is a skill that you are unlikely to forget over time. Similar to riding a bike, you may be out of practice but once you’re in the water it will come back. This is a great skill to have because as you get older, swimming has a very low impact on the body’s joint and can be a form of exercise you can continue to do.

At BlueFit Swimming our lessons start at 4 months old! Contact us today to find a suitable class time for you!